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Outsourcing healthcare services

Successful Outsourcing Relationships

Clinical outsourcing can be an important strategy for health providers, in particular those seeking to add specific clinical expertise or make... Read more

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Preventing Infections during Healthcare Laundry Process

According to a review published online in  Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology , the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology... Read more

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How Productive are Patient Satisfaction Surveys?

According to a recent report from The Hastings Center, a nonpartisan research institute, patient satisfaction surveys may be doing more harm... Read more

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Hospital Model Predicts Mortality

According to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, a new tool can help clinicians assess hospital patients' risk of... Read more

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5 Traits a Healthcare CEO Needs

Healthcare organisations that aim to survive and grow need CEOs that understand the continuum of care and are capable of providing patients... Read more

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Let’s start with a quip. When you want to become an oncologist, you only need three or four years of primary school. You need to be able to read and write. The pathologist will tell you what type of cancer the patient has, you can read in the protocol what to do, what the treatment is, and for the dose you need to know: ‘Is it a man or a woman,... Read more

If somebody had asked me this question, “How are you, nurse?” 6-8 weeks ago, I would have probably cried. The situation in Great Britain was pretty tough, worse than in March-April 2020, when the whole crisis of COVID-19 started for us in the UK! I guess no other European country had to go through that bushfire we have to go through with the... Read more

“Cancer is a mobile disease. It changes while you look at it. Treat it like tuberculosis; 4 drugs for one year, at the same time!” Professor David Tuveson, CSHL   We do not execute what we already know!   Patients are dying because the scientific knowledge that is available today is not implemented to improve the... Read more

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Executive Health Management

Liver Fibrosis: Patients Can Be At Risk Of Death Even Without Exhibiting Symptoms

2020 18 Dec

1 in 5 advanced fibrosis patients evolves to cirrhosis in as little as two and a half years. The liver is the largest gland in the human body and, weighing roughly two kilograms, it is the second largest organ after the skin. Its varied functions include supplying the brain with glucose, filtering toxins out of the blood, producing proteins,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Spotlight On: Sutter Health Fights Pneumonia One Toothbrush at a Time

2020 23 Apr

Pneumonia can be deadly in a hospital setting. Two main factors contribute to the approximately 20 percent mortality rate of this healthcare-associated infection (HAI). First, whatever condition brought the patient to the hospital in the first place has likely weakened them, making the patient more vulnerable to the illness. Plus, the germs that patients... Read more

Executive Health Management

Spotlight On: Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Reduces CLABSI with APSS #2

2020 23 Apr

HAIs are costly both in terms of harm/mortality and cost. Close attention to aseptic practices and monitoring patients can greatly reduce the incidence of these infections. Central Line-Associated Bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) are the most costly type of hospital-acquired infections, both in terms of morbidity and mortality, and financial... Read more

From Our Journals

Dr. Matti Reinikainen

Benchmarking: Lessons Learnt

Benchmarking —comparing your own results with those of others—has the...

Prof. Robert Wachter

Healthcare 2030: Transformation in the Next Decade

2020 marks the start of a new decade and, with factors such as the Silver...

Dr. Beatriz Lobo-Valbuena

Post-Intensive Care Syndrome - Patients and Families Need to Know They are Not Alone

In this article, we aim to summarise the current management of Post Intensive...

 Maurit Beeri

Innovation in paediatric rehabilitation

A challenge and an opportunity   Review of innovative technologies...

Dr. Philipp Brantner

3D printing - an interdisciplinary lab

3D printing will most likely transform the medical field as it presents...

 John Nosta

An Adaptive Response to COVID-19

John Nosta is the founder of NostaLab, a digital health think tank....

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